Carter Funeral Home humbly announces the peaceful transition of Mr. James Jackson, Jr., 56, of Columbus, GA. Mr. Jackson, known and loved as “Cheetah” by his family and friends, transitioned into eternity on November 24, 2020, in Columbus, GA.
Celebration of Life Services and Interment will be held at the Great Hope Cemetery, Midway, Alabama, on Friday, December 4, 2020, at 12 noon. The message of triumph will be delivered by Pastor Benjamin Jones of the St. James Missionary Baptist Church, Pike Road, Alabama.
A public visitation will be held Thursday, December 3, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home in Union Springs, Alabama. All services and visitations will be conducted exercising prescribed social distancing protocols.
Facial coverings for all attendees are mandated per an executive order of the Governor of the State of Alabama.
James Jackson, Jr., affectionately known as “Cheetah” by his family and friends, was born October 24, 1964, to Rosie Person and James Jackson, Sr. James confessed Christ at an early age and joined Great Hope A.M.E. Church.
He attended Rebecca Comer High School and graduated in 1983 from Bullock County High School.
James studied welding at Wallace Community College – Sparks Campus in Eufaula, Alabama. He worked for Louisiana Pacific in Clayton, Alabama, and American Buildings in Eufaula, Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Anthony Scott, Chicago, Illinois. James leaves to cherish his precious memories: one daughter, Lakendra (Allen) Beachem; one son, Cedric Jackson; one granddaughter, Kalyx Jackson; two grandsons, Zy'ion Wrazz and Aamir Beachem; a loving mother and father, Rosie Person and James Jackson, Sr.; two sisters, Angie Denise Jordan, Columbus, GA and Teresa Michelle Jackson, Montgomery, Alabama; one brother, Nicholas Antonio Person, Eufaula, Alabama; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.
The Staff of Carter Funeral Home is honored to support the Family of Mr. James Jackson, Jr. with End of Life Services.